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Synonyms for comb
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comb(noun)

    a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair

    Synonyms:
    cockscomb, combing, coxcomb

  2. comb, cockscomb, coxcomb(noun)

    the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds

    Synonyms:
    cockscomb, combing, common cockscomb, coxcomb

  3. comb(noun)

    any of several tools for straightening fibers

    Synonyms:
    cockscomb, combing, coxcomb

  4. comb(noun)

    ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore

    Synonyms:
    cockscomb, combing, coxcomb

  5. comb, combing(verb)

    the act of drawing a comb through hair

    "his hair needed a comb"

    Synonyms:
    cockscomb, combing, coxcomb

  6. comb(verb)

    straighten with a comb

    "comb your hair"

    Synonyms:
    comb out, disentangle, ransack

  7. comb, ransack(verb)

    search thoroughly

    "They combed the area for the missing child"

    Synonyms:
    rifle, foray, disentangle, ransack, loot, despoil, strip, comb out, pillage, reave, plunder

  8. comb, comb out, disentangle(verb)

    smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb

    "comb your hair before dinner"; "comb the wool"

    Synonyms:
    unsnarl, disentangle, ransack, unwind, extricate, comb out, disencumber, disembroil, untangle, disinvolve, weed out, straighten out

Wiktionary

  1. comb(noun)

    Synonyms:
    cockscomb, crest

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. comb(n)

    Synonyms:
    crest, caruncle, head-tuft

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    combis, comb., alveoli

How to pronounce comb?

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How to say comb in sign language?

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How to use comb in a sentence?

  1. Giorgos Zambetas, Greek musician:

    Experience is a comb that is given to you, when you have already lost you hair.

  2. Richard Pollack:

    Get yourself a good lice comb, read the instructions and use it.

  3. Edward Tricomi:

    Use a blow-dry serum on your hair as it dries, add the serum and then comb through your hair – the serum will help cut down frizziness.

  4. Shel Silverstein:

    Draw a crazy picture,Write a nutty poem,Sing a mumble-gumble song,Whistle through your comb.Do a loony-goony dance'Cross the kitchen floor,Put something silly in the worldThat ain't been there before.

  5. Adrian Mastracci:

    Investors are going over (the Fed's) words with a fine-tooth comb, the volatility does present some opportunities.


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